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India: Hindu Extremists Break Up Prayer Meeting, Detain Four Christians

A mob of about 50 Hindu extremists broke up a prayer meeting held for the HIV-positive and the blind in Karnataka, India, on September 18.

This NFL Player Said What?

And you thought the matter of replacement referees was controversial.

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez Says He'd Vote for Obama

Hugo Chavez, the socialist dictator of Venezuela, has given President Obama his seal of approval.

Five Reflections on Twenty Years

Twenty years ago I planted a church called Mecklenburg Community Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. Besides becoming a Christ-follower, and then marrying my wife and being graced with four incredible children, it has proven to be the defining act of my life.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • October 04, 2012 |
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Teens' Late-Night Cellphone Use Linked to Mental Health Problems

Teens who use their cellphones after "lights out" may be at increased risk for mental health problems, as well as lost sleep, a new study from Japan suggests.

President Morsi Denies Christian Persecution in Egypt

Amid eyewitness accounts and reports that Coptic Christians are leaving their homes after threats from Muslim radicals, Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has denied that there is persecution against Christians in the country.

Yale May Not Recognize Christian Fraternity

A newly approved Christian fraternity at Yale University may be denied official recognition and student group funding because it plans to restrict membership to men who believe in Jesus.

Why Strangers May Know Where Your Children Are

At the risk of alarming you, this is something you’ll want to know. Whenever your youngster uses their phone or computer to access the Internet, there are businesses out there collecting, analyzing, dissecting and selling the details of their use to other businesses.

Homecoming Prank Follow-Up and Focus Connection

Last Wednesday I shared with you the touching story of Michigan’s Whitney Kropp. Miss Kropp is the 16-year-old high school student whose classmates attempted to embarrass her by nominating the sophomore to the school’s homecoming court.

Confirmed: David Barton's Founders' Bible Cites Pro-Slavery James Hammond as Proponent of America as Christian Nation

The Founders' Bible is out and it cites slavery advocate and child molester James Hammond in favor of America as a Christian nation

  • Dr. Warren Throckmorton |
  • October 03, 2012 |
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Judge Dismisses Pennsylvania Suit Over 'Year of the Bible'

A federal judge on Oct. 1 dismissed a lawsuit filed by an atheist group that challenged a "Year of the Bible" resolution passed early this year by Pennsylvania lawmakers.

At Least 20 Students Killed in Northeast Nigeria

In the second attack by suspected Islamic extremists on colleges in Nigeria's troubled northeast in the last few days, assailants killed at least 20 students Monday night outside the Federal Polytechnic Mubi, a college in the town of Mubi.

Dangerous Stunts Seen on YouTube Hurting, Killing Teens

Emergency rooms are seeing more and more teens with injuries and even deaths, that result from emulating things they see on YouTube videos.

Number of Young Adults Marrying Declines in U.S.

A new report finds that more U.S. young adults are living alone or cohabiting rather than walking down the aisle.

Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani's Lawyer Thrown into Prison in Iran

The Iranian lawyer who successfully represented Christian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani in court, leading to his eventual release and acquittal of apostasy, was detained over the weekend and ordered to serve a lengthy sentence in one of Iran's most dangerous prisons.

Smithsonian Channel Postpones 'Jesus' Wife' Documentary Amid Controversy

The Smithsonian Channel has announced that it will delay airing a documentary about the controversial "Jesus' wife" papyrus fragment after scholars raised doubts about its authenticity and questioned its lack of known archaeological origin.

Survey: 87 Percent of Pastors Reject Pulpit Endorsements

According to a survey by LifeWay Research, 87 percent of pastors believe they should not endorse candidates for public office from the pulpit.

U.S. Embassy Warns Female Missionaries in Egypt

The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has posted a warning on its website for American citizens living in Egypt, particularly female missionaries.

Christians Bombed, Burned Out in Kenya and Tanzania

Kenyan police are investigating a deadly attack on a church in the capital city of Nairobi on Sunday, and Christians in Tanzania have also been under attack by radical Muslims.

Colorado City Council Sticks with Opening Prayer

The city council in Pueblo, Colo., is sticking with its opening prayer, for now.

Example: "Gen 1:1" "John 3" "Moses" "trust"
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